How Big Are Costco Cakes?
Costco is known for its bulk packages and great deals. If you mention the bakery to any Costco fan, they’ll likely gush about their famous sheet cakes. If you haven’t heard about them, here’s everything you need to know about their cakes, including Costco cake size.
Are Costco Sheet Cakes Available?
In June of 2020, it was rumored Costco stopped making their famous sheet cakes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, large gatherings aren’t happening causing demand to fall for the dessert designed to feed a crowd.
However, within weeks reports popped up suggesting the cakes were beginning to reappear. Checking with my local Costco, the cakes are not available pre-made for immediate purchase from coolers in the bakery department as they once were. However, you can order the cake to be made specifically for you.
What is the Costco Cake Size?
A Costco sheet cake is actually a half sheet cake measuring 12 inches by 16 inches. It can be cut into approximately 48 pieces measuring two inches square.
How Much Does A Costco Sheet Cake Cost?
A Costco half sheet cake costs $19.99. If the cake is cut into 48 pieces as described above, the math works out to about $0.42 per piece.
What Varieties Are Available?
Costco sheet cakes only come in two flavors: white and chocolate. The white cake version sandwiches vanilla mousse with a vanilla cake topped with vanilla buttercream frosting. The chocolate version features chocolate mousse in a chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream frosting.
What’s Special About Costco Sheet Cakes?
The combination of the size of the cake and the dirt-cheap price is what makes the Costco sheet cake special. The cake weighs in at over 9 pounds, with over 2 of those pounds being the interior mousse layer. Also, the cakes are delicious.
The cakes come in a variety of different styles, and you can request to have them customized with the lettering of your choice. Ordering the cake is also a breeze. Simply fill out an order sheet indicating the style, desired lettering, time you need it and drop it in the order slot.
Smaller Costco Cake Size Available
Costco also offers a smaller 10 inch round cake for smaller gatherings. While the cake is equally delicious, it’s not quite as good of a deal. These cakes cost $12.99 and will feed 8-10 people.
Costco cakes are almost legendary. Between the Costco cake size, and its price it’s one of the best deals around for getting a celebratory cake for a large gathering.
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Brock is a software engineer by day and personal finance blogger at night. He is a fitness junkie and enjoys grilling and smoking meat. Married with two children, Brock strives to improve his skills as a husband and father, and is always on the lookout to stretch his family’s budget as far as he can.